Marriage Equals More Happiness

More people are choosing to live together rather than marry, but a recent study found that long-term happiness comes from “I do.” A recent study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies has found that getting married has a big impact on a couple’s long-term happiness. Economists John Halliwell and Shawn Grover analyzed the findings [...]

2018-06-19T14:51:26+00:00June 19th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Debt and Retirement Equals a Serious Problem

Debt is more acceptable these days, but it is becoming a drag on retirement, especially when the unexpected happens. According to new research by Employee Benefit Research, more households headed by someone 75 or older are in debt. The number for whom debt is excessive – more than 40 percent of income – has increased [...]

2018-06-19T14:48:36+00:00June 19th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Moneywise

Can credit card companies lower your limit? Credit card companies routinely offer limit increases to entice more spending among good customers but they are just as likely to decrease the limit when their creditworthiness suffers, according to The Simple Dollar. When a person applies for a credit card, the issuer must ask permission to check [...]

2018-06-19T14:45:44+00:00June 19th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Total Carpet Care

What you need to know to get the most out of your investment There is nothing like new carpet. It smells new, feels soft and fluffy, looks beautiful and makes a perfect statement about your style and taste. Compared to other floor coverings, carpet is relatively inexpensive to buy and install. Still, your carpet represents a [...]

2018-05-03T12:38:23+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Carpet, Newsletter Articles|

Thai Beef

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons coriander seeds, coarsely cracked 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pinch ground ginger 1 1/2 pounds flank steak   Directions: Place flank steak in the freezer for 20 minutes. Whisk coriander, brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, [...]

2018-05-03T12:36:43+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Proper Way to Use an Inhaler

Fewer than half of people who use a metered dose inhaler for asthma do so correctly, according to the Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Here is how to use an inhaler: Shake inhaler and attach a spacer A spacer is a separate chamber that you can attach to the end of the inhaler. Spacers have to [...]

2018-05-03T12:32:27+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Clean up Your Room

Your room is you. Clean it up. That observation from University of Toronto Clinical Psychology Professor Jordan B. Peterson is part of the advice he gives to patients in his clinical practice. The concept is practical assignment for dealing with a chaotic world or a chaotic mind. Peterson says the idea is the first place [...]

2018-05-03T12:29:21+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Moneywise

Using Salvage Groceries to Help a Food Budget There are many ways to save money on the food bill, but according to Lifehacker, salvage grocery stores are a great way to find incredible deals on a random assortment of products. These stores, sometimes called grocery outlets, may offer savings of 50 percent or more as [...]

2018-05-03T12:22:34+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Mother’s Day

Did You Know Nearly All Countries Have Some Sort of Mother’s Day It has been said in song that the word ‘mother’ is so precious that it sounds the same in every language. If that is true, it shouldn’t be a surprise that mothers throughout the world have a special day. In the United States [...]

2018-05-03T12:21:45+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

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